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EXPLORE: Rome, Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, Pompeii, Capri and much more! This 8-day adult & teen-friendly travel package is the perfect combo of site-seeing and relaxation. Begin your journey in Rome and discover its ancient history and extraordinary cuisine, then make your way down to Sorrento and the glamorous Amalfi Coast.                    8 Days/7 Nights starting at $4,430

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The Mediterranean Bliss Tour

Experience the heart and soul of Italy's most sought after destinations in Italy: Rome & the Amalfi Coast.

8 Days/7 Nights (3 Nights in Rome + 4 Nights in Sorrento)*
Low Season: $4,430 per person. High Season: $5,550 per person.

This dream vacation combines the ancient wonders of Rome and the excitement of the Amalfi Coast to create one of the most memorable trips we offer. Begin your fabulous journey in the historical city of Rome where you'll  visit world-renown landmarks that include the Vatican (with St. Peter's and the Sistine Chapel), the Colosseum & Roman ruins, the Spanish Steps, the spectacular Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and lively Piazza Navona, among many others.

Enjoy luxury at budget-friendly pricing.


Enjoy the local lifestyle with authentic dining experiences and culinary tours in family-owned trattorias and neighborhood hang-outs.
The adventure continues along the beautiful coastlines of Amalfi, in the picturesque city of Sorrento, from where you will take daytrips to the surrounding areas.
Visit the breath-taking views from charming towns such as Ravello, Amalfi, and Positano. Discover Pompeii, the ancient Roman city frozen in time, buried by the sudden explosion of Mt. Vesuvius. Then tour a winery where vines grow juicy grapes from the minerals in the volcanic soil.
Take a fun cooking class in a family-owned farm, then enjoy lunch in the garden, surrounded by olive orchards and lemon trees. Relax on a scenic boat ride to the glamorous Island of Capri and sooth your mind as you enjoy one of the most spell-binding landscapes in the world.



*Nada's Italy works with centrally-located luxury boutique hotels of the highest quality standards and amenities, which we regularly inspect and evaluate. For specific information about accommodations selected for this tour, please contact us with your travel dates.


Overview

  • EXPLORE: Rome, Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, Pompeii, Island of Capri, and more!
  • Enjoy the local lifestyle with a small group of 6-12 travelers.
  • Explore Rome’s famous piazzas with an expert local guide: the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and Piazza Navona.
  • Visit the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum and the Colosseum, and learn what Roman life was about.
  • Discover St. Peter’s Basilica and the impressive Vatican Museums with Michelangelo's jaw-dropping Sistine Chapel.
  • Visit the awe-inspiring coastal villages along the Costiera, including Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello.
  • Wander Sorrento's bustling streets, lined with craft shops, and enjoy breath-taking views of the Gulf of Naples.
  • Take a leisure boat ride to glamorous Capri, with time to explore the island's most scenic viewpoints.
  • Learn to cook regional specialties during a fun cooking class at a family-owned farm.
  • Take a private tour of a boutique winery that grows vines into the dark volcanic soil.
  • Visit Pompeii, the Roman city that for centuries was hidden beneath layers of pumice ash.


(Itinerary is subject to change with or without notice. The sequence of day trips may vary. The final itinerary will be given upon arrival. Included meals are indicated below each day's description.)

Friday | Day 1 | Benvenuto : Welcome!


Arrival in Rome and check into the hotel and get some rest in the "Eternal City". Start the trip of a lifetime in one of the world’s most beautiful cities with a stay in an historical palazzo, turned into a luxury hotel, located just a few steps away from Rome's iconic landmarks and great dining spots. Start your journey through ancient times with our expert City Guide, who will take you on a leisure walk to the many famous sites such as the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon (with an internal visit) and then hop on a private vehicle for a panoramic view of the city. Get to know your travel mates over dinner at a local’s favorite featuring the best of Roman cuisine & wine! Overnight stay in Rome.

Meals included: dinner

Saturday | Day 2 | The Vatican & Sistine Chapel

Escorted by our expert local City Guide, we’ll enter the Vatican City, where we’ll visit the impressive St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums (museum tickets included with preferred access, no waiting in line), which will include entrance to the Michelangelo’s breath-taking Sistine Chapel. Savor the rest of the afternoon and evening exploring this incredible city on your own.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch


Sunday | Day 3 | The Colosseum & Ancient Rome

After breakfast, you’ll discover the splendors of the Roman Empire! Travel back in time, gazing at incredible sites, temples, columns, and imposing ruins during a group walk with our expert City Guide, who will tell us what Roman life was all about. The tour will continue with the visit of the Colosseum (museum tickets included with preferred access, no waiting in line). The walk continues through some of Rome's picturesque neighborhoods, ending with lunch in a traditional trattoria. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon and dinner on your own. Savor each moment of living "la dolce vita" in Rome's many lively piazzas and bustling neighborhoods.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch


Monday | Day 4 | Journey to Sorrento

Today we check-out from the hotel and head down to lovely Sorrento, a southern gem, where you'll have the chance to enjoy some R&R for the second part of your stay. Along the way, we will stop for group lunch in a local trattoria. Once we arrive in Sorrento, you will have time to refresh from the scenic drive and get prepared for a fun group walk to discover this southern coastal town's lively atmosphere. We'll explore the cobbled stone streets, churches, boutiques, and stop to meet the local artisans, especially known for the ancient tradition of marquetry (hand-engraving wooden boxes). Enjoy the breath-taking views from Sorrento's steep cliffs, great view points to take photos of the entire Gulf of Naples and the volcano Vesuvius. Learn how the local specialty Limoncello is made at a small factory, where you'll be able to try this sweet tart liquor. Benvenuto dinner in a nearby trattoria in Sorrento, featuring various tasty local dishes!
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Tuesday | Day 5 | Amalfi, Ravello, and the Coast of Dreams

Today we visit the awe-inspiring coastal villages along the ‘Costiera’, including the Mediterranean-chic village of Positano, also known as the "vertical city" for its steep staircases and cascading villas stacked up against the mountain, creating one of the most dramatically beautiful landscapes in the world. Our next stop will be Amalfi, the town that gives the name to the entire coastline, with time to explore its spectacular byzantine-style Cathedral, lovely shops, and pier, from which to take some great photos of the entire town. Group lunch along the way to Ravello in a family-owned restaurant, known for traditional dishes. Enjoy some free time to explore the sumptuous villas of Ravello, clinging to the mountainside surrounded by fragrant lemon orchards or shop for the wonderful bright hand-painted pottery items. Visit the ruins of the 11th-century Moorish Villa Rufolo or walk up to the magical gardens of Villa Cimbrone, where flowers and luscious landscaping greet you at every corner. On our way back to Sorrento, we will stop to visit the lovely Positano where we will enjoy a group dinner.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Wednesday | Day 6 | Luxurious Capri

Today we're off to one of the pearls of the Mediterranean: the Island of Capri. At your leisure, take a picturesque walk to the top of the island visiting the ancient remains of Roman Emperor Tiberius's Villa Jovis, passing by fragrant groves of chestnut, pine, lemon, and olive trees, and rose gardens spilling over elegant villa walls. Or, take a quick ride up to the old town of Anacapri, a less-touristy part of the island. Dinner on your own back in Sorrento.

Meals included: breakfast


Thursday | Day 7 | Volcanic Wines and Views over Pompeii

Today we're heading towards the infamous volcano whose eruption buried almost 2,000 people: Mt Vesuvius. Its unforgiving explosion, however, left behind a rich soil full of minerals where tenacious vines produce a lovely floral wine. We’ll learn more about it during a private visit to a local family-owned winery, where the friendly owners will tell us about the wine production and walk us through the vineyards. Group lunch and wine tasting featuring homemade local specialties. We continue our journey to the nearby town of Pompeii. Our expert local City Guide will walk us through the amazing ruins, telling us about what Roman lifestyle was about, visiting villas with wonderful frescoes, mosaics, and gardens, before the tremendous eruption of 79 A.D. Enjoy a delicious dinner in a family-owned trattoria with traditional local dishes!

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Friday | Day 8 | Arrivederci! Until we meet and eat again!

Check-out from the hotel and ... Arrivederci! Thank you for choosing Nada's Italy for your Italian adventure. As hard as it may be to leave these beautiful sites, we hope to see you again very soon to explore more of our incredible Italy!

Meals included: breakfast



What's included in the Mediterranean Bliss Tour:



  • 3 Nights in Rome + 4 Nights in Sorrento. A trip totaling 8 Days/7 Nights (depart the US on Thursday and return on Friday).
  • This tour begins in Rome, ends in Sorrento.
  • Small group travel: maximum of 12 travelers per group!
  • Fully escorted day trips with professional private drivers and full-time service of English-speaking Italian Nada's Italy Tour Director.
  • Meals included: all breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners (included meals are shown at bottom of the description for each day.)
  • Beverages included: bottled water, soft drinks (in limited amounts), coffee, and 2 glasses of wine per person (choice of red or white) with included lunches and dinners.
  • Private Walking Tours by locally licensed English-speaking City Guides: Vatican Museums (includes PRIORITY entrance & ticket), Colosseum & Roman Ruins (includes PRIORITY entrance & ticket), Pompeii (includes entrance ticket).
  • Destinations included: Rome, Sorrento, Capri, Amalfi, Positano, Ravello (itinerary & destinations may vary on time of year and weather conditions.)
  • Unique Experiences: culinary tour of Trastevere neighborhood in Rome, boat tour to Island of Capri, cooking class in family owned farm on the Amalfi Coast, limoncello tasting and artisan tour in Sorrento, delicious authentic meals in local family-owned restaurants, and much more!
  • Private Transportation for day trips and transfers in comfortable air-conditioned Mercedes Executive vans (does not include: transfer from and to the airport, airfare, or any other personal travel expenses).
  • A+ Rated Customer Service With Nada's Italy you can rest assured that your travel experience will be completely stress-free. Your personal Journey Coordinator will assist you with any additional services you may need, provide expert packing and travel advice, and answer any questions you may have before your trip.
  • Return Traveler Program: receive up to $800 credit per person towards any future trips you take with Nada's Italy!
  • No bag limit (many tour companies have a 1-bag limit per person).
  • Taxes & Fees: Local VAT taxes and government fees, City Tax, gas, highway tolls, city access licenses and permits, parking fees.
  • Staff & restaurant tips (additional gratuities can be given at the sole discretion of each individual traveler).



What's Not Included in Tour Package

Trip price does not include airfare and anything that is not specified to be included. Price does not include any personal related expenses or travel-related expenses outside of the scheduled itineraries. The food & wine that is included is what is presented during meals.

Before you sign up, please note the following:


>     The first day of this tour is Friday (you will need to book your flight from the USA on Thursday to get to Rome on Friday). The last day of this tour will be the following Friday (arrival in the U.S. is the same day of departure on your way back). Some tours start and end in different cities, make sure to book your flights accordingly.

>     Airfare is not included. Nada's Italy can assist with Business and First Class airfare. Please let us know if you need information about arrival and departure airport for this tour.

>     Reminders, hotel information, and arrival instructions will be sent only by email, please make sure we have your current email address.

>     Transfers to and from the airport are not included in the tour rate. Please contact us if you'd like to add transfers to your tour package.

>     You must be in good physical condition to sign-up for this trip. This is not a physically challenging trip, nonetheless, there will be a lot of walking uphill, downhill, walking over uneven pavement, and standing for extended periods of time.

>     Even though tips to staff and restaurants are included, it is suggested that you put aside approximately $100 (US) in combined gratuities for your driver & Tour Director for your trip (and any voluntary additional restaurant gratuities are at your discretion).

>     Nada's Italy strongly recommends that you purchase Travel Insurance for your trip. For suggestions on policies and a quote, please contact us.

>     You should know that air conditioning in Italy, as well as WIFI connection, are not always as reliable as they are in the United States.

>     The hotel staff assigns rooms to guests, some rooms may include stairs. A view is not guaranteed. As Nada's Italy works mainly with luxury historic inns and small upscale boutique hotels, rooms differ in size and layout. In general, Italian bedrooms and bathrooms are smaller compared to US standards. Each room has its own en-suite bathroom with shower and/or tub, hair-dryer, and basic toiletry set. Please contact us if you have specific requests/needs.

>     It is your responsibility to obtain the required documents to travel to Italy, please verify with your own country's travel laws and government agencies. Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months after your return date.

>     In the unlikely event your tour does not reach the minimum participation requirement of 6 travelers, we will work with you to choose another available tour or tour date. We will do our best to make the transition as smooth as possible.

>     Add extra nights and extend your stay in this amazing country. Contact us for a quote (subject to availability).


>     Please note: while we do our best to adhere to our published itineraries, they may be changed at the discretion of the  Tour Leader due to weather conditions and any other unforeseeable circumstances.


>     Unless stated otherwise, all rates are per person, based on double occupancy, land only, in USD, and subject to availability. Rates may vary by departure date and are subject to change without notice.  Nada’s Italy reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update rates, fees and surcharges at any time without prior notice.



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